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Abby Mullen Aug 7
We can't assume that students know how to listen to podcasts, just like we don't assume they know how to read critically. Here are a few ideas for how to help.
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Eric Gonzaba Aug 9
Replying to @EGonzaba
The US Postal Service thus became a hugely important communication network for gays and lesbians, especially for queers who lived far away from the costal gay villages or safer urban havens. The mail was a lifeline for gays in Tuttle Idaho or Corydon, Indiana.
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Chris R. Langley Aug 4
For those puzzling over Scottish handwriting, I’ve made a start on a collaborative document that should help identify the handwriting of clerics between 1600 & 1689
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Annabel LaBrecque Aug 7
alright I’m inspired by everyone generously sharing their course content, and I’m very close to being done with this thing, so when I am: who wants a 35-page list of digital resources (+ a/synch activities to go with them) covering North Am history c. 1491-1865?
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Helmut Smith Aug 2
Berlin 1904. Bike routes. Not allowed to ride on the green streets. Yellow and your bike will not be pleased. Go blue. Brown if you have some cushion on your tusch. .
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Doctor Historianess Aug 7
So here is my Bud Bailyn story, for interested . In Jan 2003 I gave my dissertation proposal as a conference paper at the third year conference. This was Harvard's version of a defense. Most of the faculty attended and Bailyn came to mine. 1/
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Kaylee Alexander 15h
Hey , major points to anyone who can help me figure out some marginalia! It’s a list of the estimated costs for producing a tombstone. The numbers are clear enough, but I can’t for the life of me figure out the line items...Line 2 maybe ‘socle au pierre’?
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Eladio Bobadilla 15h
(teachers, profs): when you teach about Ellis Island, don't just frame it as "an icon of America's welcome." Remember to teach that it was also a site of exclusion and deportation.
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Mapping the Gay Guides 19h
Today, the Mapping the team is proud to announce our largest data release ever, the complete data & map of gay historical travel guide listings from all 50 U.S. states, 1965-1980. That's over 34,000 listings! Explore on
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Twentieth Century Communism journal 1h
Alongside our planned special issue on global Maoism, the editors at are seeking abstracts for a proposed special issue on miners and communism. Please see CFP below and share widely.
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Institute of Historical Research 23h
Today's free article is Linda Colley's 'The difficulties of empire: past, present and future', from the August 2006 issue of 'Historical Research' One of 12 classic essays from the latest Special Issue
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Katharine Fellows 2h
A clue- 1 of these men was unanimously elected Pope Alexander VI in 1492 after serving as vice chancellor of the church for an impressive 35 years. The 2 others are the most notable tv depictions of Rodrigo Borgia who became Pope Alexander VI.
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Historians @ Bristol Aug 6
Wonderful to see that is supporting 4 final year PhD students this year with their annual Ralph Gibson bursary, including Bristol student Blanche Plaquevent's project ‘Inventing a Sexual Revolution in France, 1945-1970’.
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Urban History 19h
In the final summer seminar, Prof Laura Vaughan () and Dr Sam Griffiths of will be speaking on 'The value of maps in urban history research'. Friday 28 August, 3pm BST. Sign up here:
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J P Daughton Aug 6
Big Ask for . I’m teaching a class I’ve done before on non-traditional/non-scholarly forms of history. We look at documentaries, podcasts, reenactment, graphic novels, DH, photo books, oral history, etc. Do you have favorite examples of creative forms of history?
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Canterbury Cathedral Aug 6
Music has been central to the life of Canterbury Cathedral since its foundation 🎶 Learn more about its significance at the Cathedral and the historic part-books that were used by the choir well into the 20th century ➡️
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Black Lives Matter (Dr. Waitman Wade Beorn) 3h
, educators, students: Don't miss this amazing resource from .
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Piecesofhistorypod 18h
I know, I know, it's Monday. Why not put in your earphones and relax on the commute home, making dinner, doing the dishes or walking the dog (or cat) and learn some history from the Black Death to the StB or the intrigue of the House of Borgia? I know I would 😉
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Carly Goodman, Ph.D. Aug 8
Africanist scholar friends! My African history course is going to learn to edit Wikipedia articles. Please send me underdeveloped wiki articles for them to flesh out! Especially if you’ve published research that should be added!
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Katharine Fellows Aug 9
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